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PBIC releases comprehensive guide for implementing Bike Share programs
(Sept. 07, 2012) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center and Toole Design Group have released the results from their comprehensive national study of current bike sharing programs in the United States.
PBIC announces free webinar series on the updated AASHTO Bike Guide
(July 26, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Toole Design Group announce a free webinar series on the updated American Association of State Highway Transportation Official’s (AASHTO) Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilitieson Health Impact Assessments and bicycle and pedestrian safety.
New study of US bike share programs to begin
(November 10, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Toole Design Group announced that they will be conducting an independent, national study of current bike sharing programs in the United States.
PBIC offers free webinar on applications for pedestrian and bicycle planning
(November 1, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announces the next free webinar in its Livable Communities Webinar Series.
UNC Highway Safety Research Center awarded continued funding to operate PBIC
(August 25, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) has been renewed for up to four additional years to the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC).
PBIC launches new Bike to Work Website
(March 1, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has launched a new Website containing resources and guidance on commuting by bike throughout the year.
PBIC report explores conditions of bicycling and walking
(June 16, 2021) PBIC has released a 15-year status report detailing the trends and changes in bicycling and walking since the publishing of the National Bicycling and Walking Study in 1994. The full report, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, can be accessed at www.walkinginfo.org/15_year_report/
NCBW’s Pro Walk / Pro Bike® 2010 Chattanooga, Register Now
(May 18, 2021) Chattanooga, Tennessee, the site of Pro Walk/Pro Bike® Conference, September 13-16, 2010, has much to boast about, including a walkable downtown, electric transit opportunities, a heavily used river trail, mountain biking opportunities within 10 minutes of town, and much more.
APBP teams with PBIC on Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest
(April 22, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is pleased to collaborate with the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) on the Women Cycling Photo & Video Contest.
Free Webinar on new traffic control guidelines for pedestrians and bicyclists
(March 30, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announces the next Webinar in its Livable Communities Webinar Series: "Impact of the New MUTCD on Pedestrians and Bicyclists," co-sponsored by APBP. Thursday, April 15, 2010, 2PM to 3:30PM ET.
Free Webinar on on pedestrian safety education
(February 25, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announces the next Webinar in its Livable Communities Webinar Series: "Community Approaches to Pedestrian Safety Education." Thursday, March 18, 2010, 2PM to 3:30PM ET.
Free Webinar on selecting pedestrian engineering treatments
(January 4, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announces the next Webinar in its Livable Communities Webinar Series: "Selection of Pedestrian Treatments at Unsignalized Crossings," presented by Charlie Zegeer, Director, PBIC, and Associate Director of Engineering and Planning, UNC Highway Safety Research Center. Thursday, January 21, 2010, 2PM to 3PM ET.
University Pedestrian and Bicycle Education Workshop at TRB
(November 11, 2021) The Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Pedestrian and Bicycle Committees are hosting a workshop on University Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Education at the TRB Annual Meeting.
Free Webinar on advocacy strategies for creating livable communities
(October 12, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) announces the next Webinar in its Livable Communities Webinar Series:

"The Power of 25: Advocacy Strategies for Creating Livable Communities", presented by Pete Lagerway, Senior Transportation Planner, Toole Design Group, Thursday, November 12, 2009, 2PM to 3PM ET.
PBIC at Walk 21 in New York
(October 5, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will provide training and information during this week's Walk 21, the annual international walking conference, in New York, NY. Visit the PBIC booth to get a 2010 pedestrian and bicycle calendar.
FHWA's Environment & Planning Office issues call for research ideas related to bicycles, pedestrians and health
(September 24, 2021) The Federal Highway Administration's Environment and Planning areas of research – including bicycle/pedestrian and health topics – have relied on a single funding source called STEP (Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research Program). The Bicycle and Pedestrian Team at FHWA is seeking input and suggestions for the lines of research that should be pursued within this emphasis area.
PBIC launches Livable Communities Webinar Series
(September 2, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) has launched the Livable Communities Webinar Series to encourage safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. These free, public Webinars will be offered every other month.
PBIC launches updated image library
(June 1, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces the launch of the updated and redesigned pedestrian and bicycle image library at www.pedbikeimages.org.
May is National Bike Month
(May 4, 2021) May is National Bike Month and holds many opportunities to promote bicycle use and safety. Coordinated by the League of American Bicyclists, National Bike Month will be celebrated with various activities around the nation, including Bike-to-Work Week from May 11 to 15.
“SHARE THE ROAD” Campaign Keeps Employees Safe Behind the Wheel
(October 6, 2021) Sponsored annually by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW), October 6-10, is a nationally observed campaign designed to help employers emphasize the importance of driving safely both on and off the job to reduce preventable crashes.
How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan updated with enhanced education, enforcement content
(July 23, 2021) Enhanced content related to pedestrian and bicycle education and enforcement has been added to the FHWA document, How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, which was first printed in 2006.
FHWA’s Environment & Planning Office issues call for research ideas related to bicycles, pedestrians and health
(July 18, 2021) The Bicycle and Pedestrian Team at FHWA is seeking input and suggestions for the lines of research that should be pursued within this emphasis area.
National Bike Month celebrated throughout May
(May 9, 2021) May is National Bike Month and holds many opportunities to promote bicycle use and safety.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center launches redesigned Web site for bicycling information
(January 10, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, in its continued effort to disseminate information and technical assistance on pedestrian and bicycle safety, has launched its redesigned bicycling Web site.
Help Build the Network - Register as a local resource to offer pedestrian and bicycle assistance
(August 9, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is seeking individuals and organizations to register as local resources on its Web site.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center launches redesigned Web site for walking information
(August 1, 2021) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, in its continued effort to disseminate information and technical assistance on pedestrian and bicycle safety, has launched its redesigned pedestrian Web site at www.walkinginfo.org.
UNC Highway Safety Research Center secures $1.6 million to continue national bicycle and pedestrian clearinghouse
(June 16, 2021) HSRC has received $1.6 million for the renewal of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Clearinghouse, a leading source of pedestrian and bicycle information and technical assistance nationwide.

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